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Parents are increasingly saying their child is ‘dysregulated’, write Cher McGillivray and Shawna Mastro Campbell. But what does that actually mean? Welcome aboard the roller coaster of parenthood, where emotions run wild, tantrums reign supreme and love flows deep. As children reach toddlerhood and beyond, parents adapt...

Elizabeth Westrupp  and Christiane Kehoe look at ways parents can help their children to share their feelings. Emotions are core to our human experience, but seeing “negative” emotions in our children – anger, fear, jealousy, envy, sadness, resentment – can make us uncomfortable. Strong emotions in our...

Often it's hard for young children's to express their feelings and they resort to temper tantrums or just keeping silent. These recently published books illustrate ways to use the stories to discuss emotions. It’s OK to cry by Molly Potter, illustrated by Sarah Jennings (pub Featherstone, imprint...